Rare Black Moon a sight not to see Friday night

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A rare celestial event is set to take place Friday night: a Black Moon.

So what’s a Black Moon? It’s the second new moon in a single month. The last day of September will bring this Black Moon — the first Black Moon since March 2014.

This Black Moon will rise Friday at 8:11 p.m. but you won’t see much because a new moon is when the illuminated side of Earth’s moon faces away from the planet.

It’s an unusual lunar event that won’t happen again in the western hemisphere until July 2019.

The opposite of a Black Moon is a Blue Moon which is the second full moon in a single month.

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